We’ve got a great week of TV ahead of us. From exercising our vocal chords with The Choir on Monday 7th November and testing our luck on Friday 11th with The Experiments to revelling in the glamour of air travel with Come Fly With Me: The Story of Pan Am on Saturday 12th November. Here’s our guide to the best TV this week:
Monday 7th November:
The Choir: Military Wives, BBC2, 9pm
Choirmaster Gareth Malone returns to our screens determined to get Britain singing in harmony. Convinced that our vocal chords are the key to our happiness, he travels to North Devon to take on a group of women living in a military base while their partners are on a tour of duty in Afghanistan.
Tuesday 8th November:
Death in Paradise, BBC1, 9pm
Sun, sand, sea and murder. This cheerful Caribbean crime drama follows British detective Richard Poole as he attempts to solve a murder investigation whilst hunting down a proper cup of tea.
Wednesday 9th November:
Frozen Planet, BBC1, 9pm
David Attenborough’s dulcet tones narrate this extraordinary documentary, which follows the cycle of the seasons in the earth’s polar regions. This week sees the poles and their native species during the summer months.
Thursday 10th November:
Life’s Too Short, BBC2, 9.30pm
The long awaited spoof documentary is finally here. Written by comedy duo Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the show follows the life of Warwick Davis as he tries to climb his way to the top of the showbiz ladder.
Friday 11th November:
The Experiments, Channel 4, 9pm
Are you feeling lucky? In the last of the series, Derren Brown explores why some people seem to be more fortunate than others. In an elaborate hoax, the illusionist persuades an entire town that a statue has special powers and watches the effects the lie has on the residents.
Saturday 12th November:
Come Fly with Me: The Story of Pan Am, BBC2, 8pm
Get ready for the BBC’s glamorous new drama Pan Am with a look at the history of the Pan American World Airways and the exciting lives of their stewardesses – celebrity encounters, international romances and all.
Sunday 13th November:
Garrow’s Law, BBC1, 9pm
Suffering from Downton Abbey withdrawal? Fill the period drama shaped hole in your Sunday nights with Garrow’s law. Watch as barrister and general do-gooder William Garrow attempts to shake up the 18th century legal system and ensure justice is served.
Published on the 7th November 2011 on Red Online.